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US 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event draws only about 100 people

23:50  20 september  2019
23:50  20 september  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Only one person was arrested for public urination of the 100 visiting the entrance gate to Area 51 after the viral Facebook event . 'A wild ride':Meet the college student behind the ' Storm Area 51 ' Facebook events . “There’s times at night you can take this road almost all the way to Tonopah and

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RACHEL, Nev. – In the early morning dark in the Nevada desert Friday, one of about 100 people visiting the entrance gate to Area 51 landed in handcuffs.

“We arrested one guy for indecent exposure out of Canada at the gate,” Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee told the USA TODAY Network.

The man, the sheriff said, urinated near the gate.

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The highly classified Area 51 , a United States Air Force facility, has long been the source of conspiracy theories and lore. The remote location in Nevada is supposedly where an alien spacecraft that The government has long been tight-lipped about Area 51 and only confirmed its existence in 2013.

Authorities detained a woman for “investigative purposes,” but – all in all – the “storming” of Area 51 turned out to be a manageable affair.

'It’s not as bad as we thought'

“It’s a relief that it’s not as bad as we thought it was going to be,” Lee said.

The sheriff of rural Lincoln County has spent the past eight weeks navigating a struggle with the unknown – the presiding force driving thousands of people to Nevada for events tied to the viral “Storm Area 51” Facebook event intended as a middle-of-the-night joke that quickly evolved into a spectacle that captured the attention of seekers all over the country.

In the tiny town of Rachel, a town of about 50, Alienstock on Friday night is expected to draw as many as 2,500 people – a number much lower than what authorities anticipated.

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– In the early morning dark in the Nevada desert Friday, one of about 100 people visiting the entrance gate to Area 51 landed in handcuffs. “We arrested one guy for indecent exposure out of Canada at the gate,” Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee told the USA TODAY Network. The man, the sheriff said

Area 51 , a legendary US military installation in Nevada which, according to some conspiracy theorists, houses UFO wreckage and the remains of the craft’s alien crew, was thrust into the media spotlight after about two million people signed up for a possibly joke Facebook event to storm the base and

“My nightmare was the 30,000 people,” Lee said. “I truly thought we were going to have bumper to bumper.”

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The self-proclaimed "UFO Capital of the World," Rachel is on State Route 375, dubbed in 1996 the "Extraterrestrial Highway."

Rachel is the closest habitation to Area 51 – a military facility inside a classified test and training range that inspires conspiracy theories.

On a normal day, what happens along the highway that cuts through Rachel is no mystery: Not much.

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“There’s times at night you can take this road almost all the way to Tonopah and never pass a vehicle,” Lee said.  Thursday, when Alienstock kicked off, that changed. “It was steady vehicles one after the other after the other yesterday and last night.”

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' Storm Area 51 ': Event draws only 100 people on first night – one man arrested for public urination. Meanwhile, an amalgam of all-in festival campers and tourists When California college student Matty Roberts created the “ Storm Area 51 – They Can’t Stop All of Us” Facebook event , he was bored.

Even so – with more than 100 law enforcement officers patrolling the festival – Sheriff Lee is finding it easier to forget his nightmare.

He’s optimistic the spectacle will dissolve come Saturday.

“Hopefully,” Lee said, “people will start migrating back up.”

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This article originally appeared on Reno Gazette Journal: 'Storm Area 51' Facebook event draws only about 100 people

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